Pheromone study on acarid mites 2. presence of the alarm pheromone in the mold mite tyrophagus putrescentiae acarina acaridae and the site of its production

Kuwahara, Y.; Fukami, H.; Ishii, S.; Matsumoto, K.; Wada, Y.

Medical Entomology and Zoology 30(4): 309-314

1979


Accession: 006102801

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Abstract
As the alarm pheromone of the mold mite, T. putrescentiae (Schrank) [neryl formate, (Z)-3,7-dimethylocta-2,6-dien-1-ol formate] was emitted or discharged from a pair of latero-abdominal gland (or the oil gland) to the environment, it stimulated surrounding mites to escape.